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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1941-1945
Creator:
Aspero, Umberto Salvatore, 1899-1979
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The Aspero family collection of World War II ephemera documents the living conditions and the deprivations endured by the Asperos and other American families during the world conflict. The collection includes rationing books and stamps, informational materials, and greeting cards from two members of the family, who served in the military during the war.
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Aspero family collection of World War II ephemera
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Aspero, Umberto Salvatore, 1899-1979
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1347
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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circa 1941-1945
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The Aspero family collection of World War II ephemera documents the living conditions and the deprivations endured by the Asperos and other American families during the world conflict. The collection includes rationing books and stamps, informational materials, and greeting cards from two members of the family, who served in the military during the war.
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Aspero, Umberto Salvatore, 1899-1979 Aspero family. United States. Office of Price Administration.
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Brochures Greeting cards Printed ephemera
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1892-1951
Creator:
Withrow, Dorothy E.
Withrow, John A., 1882-1971
Extent: 2.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Dorothy E. Withrow collection of World War memorabilia documents the Withrow family's homefront activities during both World War I and World War II, as well as documenting the wars generally through propaganda, pamphlets, and publications. This collection is significant in that it provides perspective of those who were active in the war effort in Philadelphia, specifically through civil defense activities and bond sales.
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Dorothy E. Withrow collection of World War memorabilia
creator
Withrow, Dorothy E. Withrow, John A., 1882-1971
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 930
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
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1892-1951
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The Dorothy E. Withrow collection of World War memorabilia documents the Withrow family's homefront activities during both World War I and World War II, as well as documenting the wars generally through propaganda, pamphlets, and publications. This collection is significant in that it provides perspective of those who were active in the war effort in Philadelphia, specifically through civil defense activities and bond sales.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Withrow, Dorothy E. Withrow, John A., 1882-1971 United States. Office of Civilian Defense.
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Memorabilia Pamphlets Publications (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1935-1950
(Bulk: 1939-1945)
Creator:
Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919-
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
George R. Allen (1919-1998) was a Philadelphian bookseller who served in the military intelligence during World War II and made remarkable discoveries in Hitler's mountain residence at Berchtesgaden. His collection of World War II memorabilia includes newspapers, leaflets, photographs, booklets, correspondence, and clothing accessories.
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George R. Allen collection of World War II memorabilia
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Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 966
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1935-1950
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1939-1945
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George R. Allen (1919-1998) was a Philadelphian bookseller who served in the military intelligence during World War II and made remarkable discoveries in Hitler's mountain residence at Berchtesgaden. His collection of World War II memorabilia includes newspapers, leaflets, photographs, booklets, correspondence, and clothing accessories.
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1930s 1940s 1950s
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1930s 1940s
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Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919- Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Psychological Warfare Division. Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Ribbentrop, Joachim von, 1893-1946
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Booklets Insignias Leaflets (printed works) Memorabilia Newspapers Photographs